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List of Ministers of Infrastructure of the Netherlands

The Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management (Dutch: Minister van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat) is the head of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management and a member of the Cabinet of the Netherlands. The current Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management is Cora van Nieuwenhuizen of the People's Party for Freedom and Democracy, who has been in office since 26 October 2017.[1]

Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management of the Netherlands
Minister van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat
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Minister of Infrastructure and Water Management Cora van Nieuwenhuizen
Incumbent
Cora van Nieuwenhuizen

since 26 October 2017
Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management
StyleHis/Her Excellency
Member ofCouncil of Ministers
AppointerMark Rutte
as Prime Minister
Formation27 May 1809; 210 years ago (1809-05-27)
First holderAdriaan Pieter Twent
van Raaphorst

(as Minister of Water Management)
DeputyStientje van Veldhoven
as State Secretary for
Infrastructure and Water Management
Salary157,287 (As of 2017)
(including 4,193 of expenses)
WebsiteMinister of Infrastructure and Water Management

List of Ministers of InfrastructureEdit

For full list, see List of Ministers of Transport of the Netherlands. (in Dutch)

Minister of Water Management,
Commerce and Industry
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Johannes Tak
van Poortvliet

(1839–1904)
3 November 1877 –
20 August 1879
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Jan Kappeyne van
de Coppello

(Kappeyne van
de Coppello
)

[2]
  Jonkheer
Guillaume Klerck
(1825–1884)
20 August 1879 –
23 April 1883
Independent
Liberal

(Conservative Liberal)
Theo van Lynden
van Sandenburg

(Van Lynden
van Sandenburg
)

[3]
  Johannes van den Bergh
(1824–1890)
23 April 1883 –
10 June 1887
[Res]
Independent
Christian Democrat

(Conservative Catholic)
Jan Heemskerk
(J. Heemskerk)
[4]
  Frederik Cornelis Tromp
(Minister of the Navy)
(1828–1900)
10 June 1887 –
11 July 1887
[Ad interim]
Independent
Liberal

(Conservative Liberal)
  Jacob Bastert
(1826–1902)
11 July 1887 –
21 April 1888
Independent
Liberal

(Conservative Liberal)
  Jacob Havelaar
(1840–1918)
21 April 1888 –
21 August 1891
Anti-Revolutionary Party Aeneas Mackay
(Mackay)
[5]
  Cornelis Lely
(1854–1929)
21 August 1891 –
9 May 1894
Liberal Union Gijsbert van Tienhoven
(Van Tienhoven)
[6]
  Philippe van
der Sleijden

(1842–1923)
9 May 1894 –
27 July 1897
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Joan Röell
(Röell)
[7]
  Cornelis Lely
(1854–1929)
27 July 1897 –
1 August 1901
Liberal Union Nicolaas Pierson
(Pierson)
[8]
  Johannes Christiaan
de Marez Oyens

(1845–1911)
1 August 1901 –
17 August 1905
Anti-Revolutionary Party Abraham Kuyper
(Kuyper)
[9]
  Jacob Kraus
(1861–1951)
17 August 1905 –
1 July 1906
Liberal Union Theo de Meester
(De Meester)
[10]
Minister of Water
Management
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Dr.
Jacob Kraus
(1861–1951)
1 July 1906 –
12 February 1908
Liberal Union Theo de Meester
(De Meester)
[10]
  Jean Bevers
(1852–1909)
12 February 1908 –
5 January 1909
[Died]
General League of
Roman Catholic
Caucuses
Theo Heemskerk
(T. Heemskerk)
[11]
  Syb Talma
(Minister of Agriculture,
Industry and Commerce
)

(1864–1916)
5 January 1909 –
21 January 1909
[Ad interim]
Anti-Revolutionary Party
  Louis Regout
(1861–1915)
21 January 1909 –
29 August 1913
General League of
Roman Catholic
Caucuses
  Dr.
Cornelis Lely
(1854–1929)
29 August 1913 –
9 September 1918
Liberal Union Pieter Cort van
der Linden

(Cort van der Linden)
[12]
  Adrianus König
(1867–1944)
9 September 1918 –
18 September 1922
Roman Catholic
State Party
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck

(Ruijs de Beerenbrouck I)
[13]
  Dr.
Gerard van Swaay
(1867–1945)
18 September 1922 –
4 August 1925
Roman Catholic
State Party
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck

(Ruijs de Beerenbrouck II)
[14]
  Max Bongaerts
(1875–1959)
4 August 1925 –
8 March 1926
Roman Catholic
State Party
Hendrikus Colijn
(Colijn I)
[15]
  Hendrik van der Vegte
(1868–1933)
8 March 1926 –
10 August 1929
Anti-Revolutionary Party Dirk Jan de Geer
(De Geer I)
[16]
  Paul Reymer
(1882–1952)
10 August 1929 –
26 May 1933
Roman Catholic
State Party
Charles Ruijs de
Beerenbrouck

(Ruijs de Beerenbrouck III)
[17]
  Jacob Kalff
(1869–1935)
26 May 1933 –
13 January 1935
[Died]
Liberal State Party Hendrikus Colijn
(Colijn II)
[18]
  Dr.
Hendrikus Colijn
(Prime Minister)
(1869–1944)
13 January 1935 –
15 March 1935
[Ad interim]
Anti-Revolutionary Party
  Jonkheer
Otto van Lidth
de Jeude

(1881–1952)
15 March 1935 –
24 June 1937
Liberal State Party
Hendrikus Colijn
(Colijn III)
[19]
  Dr.
Johan van Buuren
(1884–1970)
24 June 1937 –
25 July 1939
Independent
Liberal

(Conservative Liberal)
Hendrikus Colijn
(Colijn IV)
[20]
  Jonkheer
Otto van Lidth
de Jeude

(1881–1952)
25 July 1939 –
10 August 1939
Liberal State Party Hendrikus Colijn
(Colijn V)
[21]
  Willem Albarda
(also Minister of Finance
1941–1942)

(1877–1957)
10 August 1939 –
23 February 1945
Social Democratic
Workers' Party
Dirk Jan de Geer
(De Geer II)
[22]
Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy
(Gerbrandy III)
[23]
  Frans Wijffels
(Minister of Social Affairs)
(1899–1968)
23 February 1945 –
4 April 1945
[Ad interim]
Roman Catholic
State Party
Pieter Sjoerds Gerbrandy
(Gerbrandy III)
[24]
  Theo Tromp
(1903–1984)
4 April 1945 –
25 June 1945
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Minister of Transport
and Energy
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Steef van Schaik
(1888–1968)
25 June 1945 –
3 July 1946
Roman Catholic
State Party
Willem Schermerhorn
(Schermerhorn–Drees)
[25]
Catholic People's Party
Minister of Transport Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Hein Vos
(1900–1972)
3 July 1946 –
1 March 1947
Labour Party Louis Beel
(Beel I)
[26]
Minister of Transport
and Water Management
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Hein Vos
(1900–1972)
1 March 1947 –
7 August 1948
Labour Party Louis Beel
(Beel I)
[26]
  Josef van Schaik
(Deputy Prime Minister and
Minister for Kingdom
Reconstruction
)

(1882–1962)
7 August 1948 –
1 November 1948
[Ad interim]
Catholic People's Party Willem Drees
(Drees–Van Schaik)
[27]
  Derk Spitzen
(1896–1957)
1 November 1948 –
15 March 1951
Independent
Christian Democrat

(Protestant)
  Hendrik Wemmers
(1897–1983)
15 March 1951 –
2 September 1952
Independent
Christian Democrat

(Protestant)
Willem Drees
(Drees I)
[28]
  Jacob Algera
(1902–1966)
2 September 1952 –
10 October 1958
[Res]
Anti-Revolutionary Party Willem Drees
(Drees II)
[29]
Willem Drees
(Drees III)
[30]
  Herman Witte
(Minister of Housing
and Construction)

(1909–1973)
10 October 1958 –
1 November 1958
[Ad interim]
Catholic People's Party
  Jan van Aartsen
(1909–1992)
1 November 1958 –
19 May 1959
Anti-Revolutionary Party
Louis Beel
(Beel II)
[31]
  Henk Korthals
(Deputy Prime Minister and
also Minister for Suriname and
Netherlands Antilles Affairs
)

(1911–1976)
19 May 1959 –
24 July 1963
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Jan de Quay
(De Quay)
[32]
  Jan van Aartsen
(1909–1992)
24 July 1963 –
14 April 1965
Anti-Revolutionary Party Victor Marijnen
(Marijnen)
[33]
  Ko Suurhoff
(1905–1967)
14 April 1965 –
1 May 1966
[Note]
Labour Party Jo Cals
(Cals)
[34]
  Pieter Bogaers
(Minister of Housing
and Spatial Planning)

(1924–2008)
1 May 1966 –
30 June 1966
[Ad interim]
Catholic People's Party
  Ko Suurhoff
(1905–1967)
30 June 1966 –
22 November 1966
Labour Party
  Dr.
Jan de Quay
(Deputy Prime Minister)
(1901–1985)
22 November 1966 –
5 April 1967
Catholic People's Party Jelle Zijlstra
(Zijlstra)
[35]
  Joop Bakker
(Deputy Prime Minister and
also Minister for Suriname and
Netherlands Antilles Affairs
)

(1921–2003)
5 April 1967 –
6 July 1971
Anti-Revolutionary Party Piet de Jong
(De Jong)
[36]
  Dr.
Willem Drees Jr.
(1922–1998)
6 July 1971 –
21 July 1972
[Res]
Democratic
Socialists '70
Barend Biesheuvel
(Biesheuvel I)
[37]
Barend Biesheuvel
(Biesheuvel II)
[37]
  Bé Udink
(also Minister of Housing
and Spatial Planning)

(1926–2016)
21 July 1972 –
6 July 1971
Christian Historical Union
  Tjerk Westerterp
(born 1930)
11 May 1973 –
19 December 1977
Catholic People's Party Joop den Uyl
(Den Uyl)
[38]
  Dany Tuijnman
(1915–1992)
19 December 1977 –
11 September 1981
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Dries van Agt
(Van Agt I)
[39]
  Henk Zeevalking
(1922–2005)
11 September 1981 –
4 November 1982
Democrats 66 Dries van Agt
(Van Agt IIIII)
[40][41]
  Neelie Kroes
(born 1941)
4 November 1982 –
7 November 1989
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers III)
[42][43]
  Hanja Maij-Weggen
(born 1943)
7 November 1989 –
16 July 1994
[Res]
Christian Democratic Appeal Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers III)
[44]
  Dr.
Koos Andriessen
(Minister of Economic Affairs)
(1928–2019)
16 July 1994 –
22 August 1994
[Ad interim]
Christian Democratic Appeal
  Annemarie Jorritsma
(born 1950)
22 August 1994 –
3 August 1998
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Wim Kok
(Kok I)
[45]
  Tineke Netelenbos
(born 1944)
3 August 1998 –
22 July 2002
Labour Party Wim Kok
(Kok II)
[46]
  Roelf de Boer
(Deputy Prime Minister)
(born 1944)
22 July 2002 –
27 May 2003
Pim Fortuyn List Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende I)
[47]
  Karla Peijs
(born 1944)
27 May 2003 –
22 February 2007
Christian Democratic Appeal Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende IIIII)
[48][49]
  Camiel Eurlings
(born 1973)
22 February 2007 –
14 October 2010
Christian Democratic Appeal Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende IV)
[50]
Office merged with the Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment
as Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment
Minister of Infrastructure
and the Environment
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Melanie Schultz van Haegen
(born 1970)
14 October 2010 –
26 October 2017
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Mark Rutte
(Rutte III)
[51][52]
Minister of Infrastructure
and Water Management
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Cora van Nieuwenhuizen
(born 1963)
26 October 2017 –
Incumbent
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Mark Rutte
(Rutte III)
[53]
Source: (in Dutch) Kabinetten 1945-heden Parlement & Politiek
Res Resigned.
Ad interim Served ad interim.
Note Medical leave of absence.

Living former Ministers of InfrastructureEdit

Minister of Infrastructure Term Age
Tjerk Westerterp 1973–1977 (1930-12-02) 2 December 1930 (age 88)
Neelie Kroes 1982–1989 (1941-07-19) 19 July 1941 (age 78)
Hanja Maij-Weggen 1989–1994 (1943-12-29) 29 December 1943 (age 75)
Annemarie Jorritsma 1994–1998 (1950-06-01) 1 June 1950 (age 69)
Tineke Netelenbos 1998–2002 (1944-02-15) 15 February 1944 (age 75)
Roelf de Boer 2002–2003 (1944-10-09) 9 October 1944 (age 75)
Karla Peijs 2003–2007 (1944-09-01) 1 September 1944 (age 75)
Camiel Eurlings 2007–2010 (1973-09-16) 16 September 1973 (age 46)
Melanie Schultz van Haegen 2010–2017 (1970-06-28) 28 June 1970 (age 49)

List of State Secretaries for InfrastructureEdit

State Secretary for Transport
and Water Management
Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Eddie Stijkel
(1918–1982)
• Transport Infrastructure
• Aviation Infrastructure
• Water Infrastructure
• Public Transport
• Postal Service
• Weather Forecasting Service
15 October 1959 –
24 July 1963
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Jan de Quay
(De Quay)
[32]
  Mike Keyzer
(1911–1983)
• Transport Infrastructure
• Aviation Infrastructure
• Water Infrastructure
• Public Transport
• Postal Service
• Weather Forecasting Service
22 October 1963 –
14 April 1965
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Victor Marijnen
(Marijnen)
[33]
  Siep Posthumus
(1910–1987)
• Transport Infrastructure
• Public Transport
• Energy Policy
• Postal Service
• Weather Forecasting Service
4 May 1965 –
22 November 1966
Labour Party Jo Cals
(Cals)
[34]
  Leo de Block
(also State Secretary
for Foreign Affairs
)

(1904–1988)
• Aviation Infrastructure
• Postal Service
• Weather Forecasting Service
22 November 1966 –
5 April 1967
Catholic People's Party Jelle Zijlstra
(Zijlstra)
[35]
  Mike Keyzer
(1911–1983)
• Transport Infrastructure
• Aviation Infrastructure
• Water Infrastructure
• Public Transport
• Postal Service
• Weather Forecasting Service
18 April 1967 –
6 July 1971
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Piet de Jong
(De Jong)
[36]
  Dr.
Roelof Kruisinga
(1922–2012)
• Transport Infrastructure
• Water Infrastructure
• Public Transport
• Postal Service
• Weather Forecasting Service
• Environmental Remediation
28 July 1971 –
20 March 1973
[Res]
Christian Historical Union Barend Biesheuvel
(Biesheuvel III)
[37]
  Dr.
Michel van Hulten
(born 1930)
• Transport Infrastructure
• Water Infrastructure
• Public Transport
• Postal Service
• Weather Forecasting Service
11 May 1973 –
19 December 1977
Political Party of Radicals Joop den Uyl
(Den Uyl)
[38]
  Neelie Kroes
(born 1941)
• Transport Infrastructure
• Aviation Infrastructure
• Water Infrastructure
• Public Transport
• Postal Service
• Weather Forecasting Service
28 December 1977 –
11 September 1981
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Dries van Agt
(Van Agt I)
[39]
  Jaap van der Doef
(born 1934)
• Transport Infrastructure
• Aviation Infrastructure
• Water Infrastructure
• Public Transport
• Postal Service
• Weather Forecasting Service
11 September 1981 –
29 May 1982
[Res]
Labour Party Dries van Agt
(Van Agt II)
[40]
Vacant
  Jaap Scherpenhuizen
(1934–2012)
• Transport Infrastructure
• Public Transport
• Postal Service
• Weather Forecasting Service
8 November 1982 –
14 July 1986
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers I)
[42]
Vacant
  Monique de Vries
(born 1947)
• Water Infrastructure
• Digital Infrastructure
• Postal Service
• Weather Forecasting Service
3 August 1998 –
22 July 2002
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Wim Kok
(Kok II)
[46]
  Melanie Schultz van Haegen
(born 1970)
• Transport Infrastructure
• Aviation Infrastructure
• Water Infrastructure
• Public Transport
• Weather Forecasting Service
22 July 2002 –
22 February 2007
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende IIIIII)
[47][48][49]
  Tineke Huizinga
(born 1960)
• Transport Infrastructure
• Water Infrastructure
• Public Transport
• Weather Forecasting Service
22 February 2007 –
23 February 2010
[Appt]
Christian Union Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende IV)
[50]
State Secretary for Infrastructure
and the Environment
Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Joop Atsma
(born 1956)
• Aviation Infrastructure
• Water Infrastructure
• Environmental Policy
• Weather Forecasting Service
14 October 2010 –
5 November 2012
Christian Democratic Appeal Mark Rutte
(Rutte I)
[51]
  Wilma Mansveld
(born 1962)
• Transport Infrastructure
• Aviation Infrastructure
• Public Transport
• Environmental Policy
• Weather Forecasting Service
[Title]
5 November 2012 –
28 October 2015
[Res]
Labour Party Mark Rutte
(Rutte II)
[52]
  Sharon Dijksma
(born 1971)
3 November 2015 –
26 October 2017
Labour Party
State Secretary for Infrastructure
and Water Management
Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Stientje van Veldhoven
(born 1973)
• Transport Infrastructure
• Public Transport
• Energy Policy
• Weather Forecasting Service
26 October 2017 –
Incumbent
Democrats 66 Mark Rutte
(Rutte III)
[53]
Source: (in Dutch) Kabinetten 1945-heden Parlement & Politiek
Res Resigned.
Appt Appointment: Tineke Huizinga appointed Minister of Housing, Spatial Planning and the Environment.[54]
Title Allowed to use the title of Minister while on foreign business.

Living former State Secretaries for InfrastructureEdit

State Secretary for Infrastructure Term Age
Michel van Hulten 1973–1977 (1930-03-09) 9 March 1930 (age 89)
Neelie Kroes 1977–1981 (1941-07-19) 19 July 1941 (age 78)
Jaap van der Doef 1981–1982 (1934-04-09) 9 April 1934 (age 85)
Monique de Vries 1998–2002 (1947-08-16) 16 August 1947 (age 72)
Melanie Schultz van Haegen 2002–2007 (1970-06-28) 28 June 1970 (age 49)
Tineke Huizinga 2007–2010 (1960-02-16) 16 February 1960 (age 59)
Joop Atsma 2010–2012 (1956-07-06) 6 July 1956 (age 63)
Wilma Mansveld 2012–2015 (1962-09-11) 11 September 1962 (age 57)
Sharon Dijksma 2015–2017 (1971-04-16) 16 April 1971 (age 48)

List of Ministers of HousingEdit

Minister of Public Works
and Reconstruction
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Dr.
Johan Ringers
(1885–1965)
25 June 1945 –
15 November 1946
[Res]
Independent
Liberal

(Classical Liberal)
Willem Schermerhorn
(Schermerhorn–Drees)
[25]
Louis Beel
(Beel I)
[26]
  Hein Vos
(Minister of Transport)
(1900–1972)
15 November 1946 –
3 March 1947
[Ad interim]
Labour Party
Minister of Reconstruction
and Housing
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Lambertus Neher
(1899–1967)
3 March 1947 –
1 March 1948
[Res]
Labour Party Louis Beel
(Beel I)
[26]
  Dr.
Joris in 't Veld
(1895–1981)
1 March 1948 –
2 September 1952
Labour Party
Willem Drees
(Drees–Van SchaikDrees I)
[27][28]
  Herman Witte
(1909–1973)
2 September 1952 –
13 October 1956
Catholic People's Party Willem Drees
(Drees II)
[29]
Minister of Housing
and Construction
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Herman Witte
(1909–1973)
13 October 1956 –
19 May 1959
Catholic People's Party Willem Drees
(Drees III)
[30]
Louis Beel
(Beel II)
[31]
  Jan van Aartsen
(1909–1992)
19 May 1959 –
24 July 1963
Anti-Revolutionary Party Jan de Quay
(De Quay)
[32]
  Pieter Bogaers
(1924–2008)
24 July 1963 –
14 April 1965
Catholic People's Party Victor Marijnen
(Marijnen)
[33]
Minister of Housing
and Spatial Planning
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Pieter Bogaers
(1924–2008)
14 April 1965 –
22 November 1966
Catholic People's Party Jo Cals
(Cals)
[34]
  Herman Witte
(1909–1973)
22 November 1966 –
5 April 1967
Catholic People's Party Jelle Zijlstra
(Zijlstra)
[35]
  Wim Schut
(1920–2006)
5 April 1967 –
6 July 1971
Anti-Revolutionary Party Piet de Jong
(De Jong)
[36]
  Bé Udink
(also Minister of Transport
and Water Management
1972–1973)

(1926–2016)
6 July 1971 –
11 May 1973
Christian Historical Union Barend Biesheuvel
(Biesheuvel III)
[37]
  Hans Gruijters
(1931–2005)
11 May 1973 –
19 December 1977
Democrats 66 Joop den Uyl
(Den Uyl)
[38]
  Jonkheer
Pieter Beelaerts
van Blokland

(born 1932)
19 December 1977 –
1 September 1981
[Appt]
Christian Historical Union Dries van Agt
(Van Agt I)
[39]
Christian Democratic Appeal
  Dany Tuijnman
(Minister of Transport and
Water Management)

(1915–1992)
1 September 1981 –
11 September 1981
[Ad interim]
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
  Marcel van Dam
(born 1938)
11 September 1981 –
29 May 1982
[Res]
Labour Party Dries van Agt
(Van Agt II)
[40]
  Erwin Nypels
(born 1933)
29 May 1982 –
4 November 1982
Democrats 66 Dries van Agt
(Van Agt III)
[41]
Minister of Housing, Spatial
Planning and the Environment
Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Dr.
Pieter Winsemius
(born 1942)
4 November 1982 –
14 July 1986
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers I)
[42]
  Ed Nijpels
(born 1950)
14 July 1986 –
7 November 1989
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers II)
[43]
  Hans Alders
(born 1952)
7 November 1989 –
22 August 1994
Labour Party Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers III)
[44]
  Margreeth de Boer
(born 1939)
22 August 1994 –
3 August 1998
Labour Party Wim Kok
(Kok I)
[45]
  Jan Pronk
(born 1940)
3 August 1998 –
22 July 2002
Labour Party Wim Kok
(Kok II)
[46]
  Henk Kamp
(also Minister of Defence)
(born 1952)
22 July 2002 –
27 May 2003
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende I)
[47]
  Sybilla Dekker
(born 1942)
27 May 2003 –
21 September 2006
[Res]
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende II)
[48]
Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende III)
[49]
  Karla Peijs
(Minister of Transport and
Water Management)

(born 1944)
21 September 2006 –
26 September 2006
[Ad interim]
Christian Democratic Appeal
  Dr.
Pieter Winsemius
(born 1942)
26 September 2006 –
22 February 2007
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
  Dr.
Jacqueline Cramer
(born 1951)
22 February 2007 –
23 February 2010
[Res]
Labour Party Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende IV)
[50]
  Tineke Huizinga
(born 1960)
23 February 2010 –
14 October 2010
Christian Union
Office merged with the Minister of Transport and
Water Management as Minister of Infrastructure
Source: (in Dutch) Kabinetten 1945-heden Parlement & Politiek
Res Resigned.
Ad interim Served ad interim.
Appt Appointment: Pieter Beelaerts van Blokland appointed Mayor of Apeldoorn.

Living former Ministers of HousingEdit

Minister of Housing Term Age
Pieter Beelaerts van Blokland 1977–1981 (1932-12-08) 8 December 1932 (age 86)
Marcel van Dam 1981–1982 (1938-01-30) 30 January 1938 (age 81)
Erwin Nypels 1982 (1933-08-01) 1 August 1933 (age 86)
Pieter Winsemius 1982–1986
2006–2007
(1942-03-07) 7 March 1942 (age 77)
Ed Nijpels 1986–1989 (1950-06-01) 1 June 1950 (age 69)
Hans Alders 1989–1994 (1952-12-17) 17 December 1952 (age 66)
Margreeth de Boer 1994–1998 (1939-04-16) 16 April 1939 (age 80)
Jan Pronk 1998–2002 (1940-03-16) 16 March 1940 (age 79)
Henk Kamp 2002–2003 (1952-07-23) 23 July 1952 (age 67)
Sybilla Dekker 2003–2006 (1942-03-23) 23 March 1942 (age 77)
Jacqueline Cramer 2007–2010 (1951-04-10) 10 April 1951 (age 68)
Tineke Huizinga 2010 (1960-02-16) 16 February 1960 (age 59)

List of Ministers without Portfolio for HousingEdit

Minister for Housing,
Communities and Integration
Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Ella Vogelaar
(1949–2019)
• Integration
• Urban Planning
• Public Housing
• Communities
• Minority Affairs
22 February 2007 –
14 November 2008
[Res]
Labour Party Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende IV)
[50]
  Eberhard van der Laan
(1955–2017)
14 November 2008 –
23 February 2010
[Res]
Labour Party
  Eimert van Middelkoop
(also Minister of Defence)
(born 1949)
23 February 2010 –
14 October 2010
Christian Union
Office discontinued
Source: (in Dutch) Kabinetten 1945-heden Parlement & Politiek
Res Resigned.

Living former Ministers without Portfolio for HousingEdit

Minister of Housing Term Age
Eimert van Middelkoop 2010 (1949-02-14) 14 February 1949 (age 70)

List of State Secretaries for HousingEdit

State Secretary for Housing
and Spatial Planning
Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Werner Buck
(1925–2010)
• Urban Planning
• Public Housing
• Spatial Planning
17 August 1971 –
11 May 1973
Catholic People's Party Barend Biesheuvel
(Biesheuvel III)
[37]
  Jan Schaefer
(1940–1994)
• Urban Planning
• Spatial Planning
11 May 1973 –
8 September 1977
[Res]
Labour Party Joop den Uyl
(Den Uyl)
[38]
  Marcel van Dam
(born 1938)
• Public Housing 11 May 1973 –
8 September 1977
[Res]
Labour Party
  Gerrit Brokx
(1933–2002)
• Urban Planning
• Public Housing
• Spatial Planning
28 December 1977 –
11 September 1981
Catholic People's Party Dries van Agt
(Van Agt I)
[39]
Christian Democratic Appeal
  Siepie de Jong
(born 1940)
• Spatial Planning
• Government Real Estate
11 September 1981 –
29 May 1982
[Res]
Labour Party Dries van Agt
(Van Agt II)
[40]
Vacant
State Secretary for Housing,
Spatial Planning and the
Environment
Portfolio Term of office Party Prime Minister
(Cabinet)
  Gerrit Brokx
(1933–2002)
• Urban Planning
• Public Housing
• Spatial Planning
5 November 1982 –
23 October 1986
[Res]
Christian Democratic Appeal Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers I)
[42]
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers II)
[43]
  Enneüs Heerma
(1944–1999)
27 October 1986 –
22 August 1994
Christian Democratic Appeal
Ruud Lubbers
(Lubbers III)
[44]
  Dr.
Dick Tommel
(born 1942)
• Public Housing
• Spatial Planning
• Environmental Policy
• Nature Policy
• Environmental Remediation
• Sustainability Policy
• Rural Development
22 August 1994 –
3 August 1998
Democrats 66 Wim Kok
(Kok I)
[45]
  Johan Remkes
(born 1951)
• Spatial Planning
• Government Real Estate
• Environmental Policy
• Environmental Remediation
3 August 1998 –
22 July 2002
People's Party for
Freedom and Democracy
Wim Kok
(Kok II)
[46]
  Pieter van Geel
(born 1951)
• Environmental Policy
• Nature Policy
• Environmental Remediation
• Sustainability Policy
22 July 2002 –
22 February 2007
Christian Democratic Appeal Jan Peter Balkenende
(Balkenende IIIIII)
[47][48][49]
Office discontinued
Source: (in Dutch) Kabinetten 1945-heden Parlement & Politiek
Res Resigned.

Living former State Secretaries for HousingEdit

State Secretary for Housing Term Age
Marcel van Dam 1973–1977 (1938-01-30) 30 January 1938 (age 81)
Siepie de Jong 1981–1982 (1940-08-28) 28 August 1940 (age 79)
Dick Tommel 1994–1998 (1942-04-18) 18 April 1942 (age 77)
Johan Remkes 1998–2002 (1951-06-15) 15 June 1951 (age 68)
Pieter van Geel 2002–2007 (1951-04-08) 8 April 1951 (age 68)

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